City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville
|Robert Stephens, Mayor|
|Zone Councilmembers||General Councilmembers|
|Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1||Jan Fisk, General A|
|Tom Prater, Zone 2||Craig Hosmer, General B|
|Mike Schilling, Zone 3||Kristi S. Fulnecky, General C|
|Craig Fishel, Zone 4||Ken McClure, General D|
Council Meeting Agenda
October 31, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES. October 17, 2016 – Regular And October 25, 2016 – Special
FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.
Swear in Mindy Spitz to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee.
CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-231. (Fisk)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Administration, Article I, In General, Section 2-5, Bonds on public works projects, by increasing the minimum dollar amount of construction contracts that require performance, labor and materials bonds to $50,000.00.
Council Bill 2016-232. (Hosmer)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Administration, Article VI, Finances, Division 2, Purchasing, Section 2-401, known as the Purchasing Manual, by amending Subsection 13-3.104, Paragraph 8, Contract Performance and Payment Bonds, by increasing the minimum dollar amount of construction contracts that require performance, labor and materials bonds to $50,000.00 in the City’s Purchasing Manual.
Council Bill 2016-233. (Fulnecky)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 98, Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places, Article VI, Improvements, Division 1, generally, by repealing Sections 98-224, ‘Authority to suspend or debar bidders’; 98-225, ‘Procedure for suspension or debarment of bidders’; and 98-226, ‘Grounds for suspension or debarment of bidders’; in their entirety, and reserving these sections for future use.
Council Bill 2016-234. (McClure)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Administration, Article VI, Finances, Division 2, Purchasing, Section 2-401, known as the Purchasing Manual, by amending Subsections 13-3.401 and 13-3.402, relating to procedures to suspend and/or debar bidders.
Council Bill 2016-236. (Schilling)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement for a road improvement project with Greene County, Missouri, for the purpose of constructing roadway improvements on Republic Road between Golden Avenue and Route FF in the amount of $1,248,000.
RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-238. (Ferguson)
A resolution endorsing the establishment of a 90-day pilot program to study a designated area within the West-Central Neighborhood for the purpose of assessing the impact of targeted enforcement of a one- and two-family unit, life safety housing inspection program and recommending improvements to existing City Code as a result of such study.
Council Bill 2016-239. (Stephens)
A resolution confirming the appointment of Rebekah Polly to serve on the Commercial Street Community Improvement District Board of Directors.
EMERGENCY BILLS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-240. (Fisk)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Joplin, Missouri, for use of the Joplin Jail for housing City inmates and declaring an emergency.
GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-245. (Prater)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept an Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant in the amount of $200,000 from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of creating job training programs that recruit, train, and place local unemployed and under-employed residents into full-time employment in the environmental field, and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $200,000 to appropriate the grant funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-241. (Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Zoning Maps,’ by rezoning approximately 0.68 acres of property, generally located at 519, 525 and 529 East Cherry Street from Planned Development No. 232, to a CC, Center City District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 113; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By: Family Violence Center, Inc. c/o Jason Murray; 519, 525 & 529 E. Cherry Street; Z-16-2016 Conditional Overlay District No. 113.
Council Bill 2016-242. (Schilling)
A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing approximately 4.7 acres of Greene County right-of-way into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located between the 2700 and 3000 blocks of West Republic Street, generally referenced as Annexation A-2-16; and amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 46, Section 46-1, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones,’ by adding this property to the ward and precinct assigned them by the County Clerk.
Council Bill 2016-243. (Fulnecky)
A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, known as the Land Development Code, Article III – ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 1 ‘Intent, Purpose and General Provisions,’ Section 36-303(30)(b) ‘Utilities.’
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-244. Substitute No. 1. (McClure)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code by repealing language contained in Chapter 118 Vehicles for Hire, and adding new regulations for Transportation Network Companies and Drivers.
Council Bill 2016-244. (McClure, Hosmer, Fulnecky, & Schilling)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code by repealing language contained in Chapter 118 Vehicles for Hire, and adding new regulations for Transportation Network Companies and Drivers. (The Finance and Administration Committee recommends approval.)
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Mr. Robert A. Mondy wishes to address City Council.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-246. (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the member agencies of the Central Ozarks Regional DWI Task Force.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-247. (Stephens)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the International Association of Chiefs of Police to provide a training program for the Springfield Police Department, and declaring an emergency pursuant to Charter Section 2.12(1).
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.
Confirm the following reappointments to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Larry Dinges and Angela Myers with terms to expire October 1, 2019.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
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